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Window dressing   /wˈɪndoʊ drˈɛsɪŋ/   Listen
Window dressing

noun
1.
A showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant.  Synonym: facade.
2.
The decoration of shop windows.






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"Window dressing" Quotes from Famous Books



... his light tone. "Yes, what can they feed into our minds without our knowing? Perhaps those disks are only window dressing, and they can work without them. A great deal will depend upon the impression we can make on these witches." He began to smile again, more wryly. "The name we gave this planet is certainly a misnomer. A warlock is a male ...
— Storm Over Warlock • Andre Norton



Words linked to "Window dressing" :   misrepresentation, deceit, deception, decoration, facade



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